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Podcast: Massachusetts not just for Red Sox and Patriots - great golf scores here too

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Click here to listen. Though often overlooked, Massachusetts is a little state with a big-time golf reputation, including host to some of the decade's most memorable golf events. Host Ben Larsen highlights the golf courses and many prestigious Mas… more »

Wales emerging among Scotland and Ireland as a golf destination: Sweet spots podcast

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Click here to listen. Though in the backyard of the more world-renowned Scotland, Ireland and southwest England, Wales is ripe with its own collection of historic links courses, such as Royal Porthcawl, Ashburnham and Royal St. Davids. Since the an… more »

Classic golf in Georgia's Brunswick County and the Golden Isles: Sweet Spots destination podcast

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Click here to listen. The southeastern U.S. is certainly crowded with high-profile golf destinations. Between them lies one particular oasis of classic, coastal golf: Georgia's Brunswick County and the Golden Isles. Sweet Spots Host Brandon Tucke… more »

Bay Harbor, Tullymore, Shanty Creek and more: Five gems of Northern Michigan: golf travel podcast

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Click here to listen. Join Sweet Spots host Brandon Tucker as he takes you on a tour of some of Northern Michigan's best and unique courses. Fresh off his recent trip to Michigan this summer, Tucker highlights five courses he's played for the fir… more »

Condo rentals with your golf package in Myrtle Beach: A 'How to stay' podcast

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Click here to listen Despite over 100 courses in the Grand Strand, you won't find very many pure golf resorts compared to the southwest regions and Florida. Instead, those in the know are going condo during their golf trip, and they have been for… more »

Whistler is more than a ski resort north of Vancouver, Canada

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Click here to listen.With summer on the horizon, skiing is about to take a backseat to golf once again in Whistler, Canada. The host of the 2010 Winter Olympic games, there's plenty of summer action in this world famous ski town as well, including go… more »

Golf behind the scenes in Scottsdale, Arizona: Sweet Spots Podcast

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Click here to listen. Join host Brandon Tucker as he offers the inside scoop on golf and more in Scottsdale. In this episode, he welcomes TravelGolf.com's West Coast Bureau Chief Chris Baldwin knows Scottsdale inside and out and offers some inside… more »

Northwest Ireland podcast: value can still be found on world class links

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Click here to listen. You don't have to shell out as much dough as you think to find world class links golf. The Northwest region is a fast-growing golf destination, but you can still play for 50-80 Euro in the high season, about half of many of the… more »

Northern Ireland golf flourishing again: Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen. Is there such thing as a new, historic golf destination? In the case of Northern Ireland, golfers are rediscovering this gem of links golf. The country has been peaceful for about a decade now, and each summer is bringing mor… more »

Mobile, Alabama golf as strong as ever for 2007: Sweet Spots Podcast

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Click here to listen. The 2005 hurricane season is a distant memory for Mobile golf courses. Some had opened just days after Hurricane Katrina, and now the entire destination's golf seems to be running on all cylinders. TravelGolf.com's Tim McDon… more »

Spring Break golf vacation in Cabo, Mexico: Sweet Spots Podcast

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Click here to listen. Winter just doesn't look like it's ending anytime soon, does it? It can feel that way in the Midwest and Northeast U.S., where blizzards and sub-zero temperatures have been all to common during the last few weeks. Lucki… more »

PGA Merchandise Show recap - Sweet Spots Podcast

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Click here to listen. The PGA Merchandise Show is an entirely different kind of Sweet Spot - a haven for the equipment and tech guru. On this special edition Sweet Spots, host Brandon Tucker welcomes TravelGolf.com's Tim McDonald and Chris Baldwin… more »

Turnberry and Carnoustie podcast: two British Open hosts a world apart

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Click here to listen. Scotland's next two British Opens will come at Carnoustie (2007) and Turnberry (2009). They're both multi-course facilities with luxury accommodations, but aside from that, the two have little in common for the regular amateur.… more »

Common myths of Scotland golf: Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen. If you haven't taken your Scotland golf pilgrimage yet, you might have some assumptions of the place. Brandon Tucker had his and heard others, and after his recent trip he's ready to set the record straight. From the "bu… more »

On location at Oitavos Golf Club near Lisbon, Portugal: Sweet Spots Podcast

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Click here to listen. It's not the Algarve south of Portugal, and it isn't trying to be the Algarve. The west coast of Portugal on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean offers a totally different kind of golf trip: fewer courses but added convenience… more »
 
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